Secretariat-General of the European Commission (SG)

The Secretariat-General supports the European Commission, the college of Commissioners especially, in its daily work. It does so in various ways; it track legislative proposals submitted to the other EU institutions, aids in monitoring the implementation of EU-legislation in the member-states, help manage contacts between the EU and civil society. It also supports the Commission president in his or her activities as policy-maker.

In particular, the Secretariat-General:

  • Contributes to the definition of the Commission's strategic objectives and priorities and shapes cross-cutting policies;
  • Coordinates, facilitates, advises and arbitrates, so as to ensure the coherence, quality and delivery of policy, legislation and operations across policy areas and Commission departments;
  • Coordinates the planning and programming of the initiatives of the Commission;
  • ensures the smooth running of the decision-making process and strives to rationalise both procedures and supporting IT tools as part of the evolution towards an efficient and modern e-Commission;
  • Acts as the Commission's interface with the other European institutions, national parliaments and non-governmental organisations and entities;
  • Fosters the Commission's institutional competences and the development of a service-oriented, modern, transparent and responsible European administration which works to the highest standards of ethics and integrity.
 

1.

Legislative proposals in negotiation

There are 1464 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
21.02.2024  Strengthening the EU through ambitious reforms and investments.
Communication com(2024)82
 
02.02.2024  EU position concerning an amendment to Protocol 31 to the EEA Agreement (ASAP).
Decision com(2024)47
 
02.02.2024  EU position concerning an amendment to Protocol 31 to the EEA Agreement (EDIRPA).
Decision com(2024)46
 
31.01.2024  EU position within the EU-UK Specialised Committee on Energy established by the Trade and Cooperation Agreement with the United Kingdom on the adoption of the guidance ...
Decision com(2024)44
 
30.01.2024  EU position in the Joint Committee established by the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU and Euratom as regards the amendment of the Decision ...
Decision com(2024)57
 

2.

Legislation currently being implemented

There are 105 laws or other legal instruments of the Council and the European Parliament, previously proposed by this Directorate-General, which are currently being implemented by the member states.
Date Title
06.12.2023  EU position in the Partnership Council established by the Trade and Cooperation Agreement with the United Kingdom as regards the transitional product-specific rules for ...
Decision com(2023)950
 
03.11.2023  EU position concerning an amendment to Annex XX (Environment) to the EEA Agreement (ETS Maritime and Stationary).
Decision com(2023)696
 
30.10.2023  EU position concerning an amendment to Annex XX (Environment) to the EEA Agreement (ETS Aviation).
Decision com(2023)678
 
23.10.2023  EU position concerning an amendment to Annex XIII (Transport) to the EEA Agreement (Ship inspection).
Decision com(2023)658
 
18.10.2023  EU position concerning an amendment to Annex XIII (Transport) to the EEA Agreement (EMSA Regulation).
Decision com(2023)598
 

3.

Legislation in force

There are at least 165 laws or other legal instruments in force that have been previously proposed by this Directorate-General.
Date Title
22.06.2020  Amendment of Regulation (EU) No 216/2013 on the electronic publication of the Official Journal of the EU.
Regulation com(2020)257
 
03.05.2018  Implementing measures for the system of Own Resources of the EU.
Regulation com(2018)322
 
22.05.2017  2017 Reform Programme and 2017 Convergence Programme of the Czech Republic.
Recommendation com(2017)503
 
18.05.2016  2016 Reform Programme and 2016 convergence programme of Bulgaria.
Recommendation com(2016)323
 
18.05.2016  2016 Reform Programme and 2016 convergence programme of the Czech Republic.
Recommendation com(2016)324